Joined: 26 Aug 2009
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
|Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2009 1:26 pm Post subject: Open-Face Chicken Bruschetta on Garlic Bread
|Like bruschetta as an appetizer? Then you’ll love this savory main-course sandwich, prepared with all the traditional flavors and blended with pantry-handy, protein-rich canned chicken. It’s
layered with enough flavors to add some kick to your pre-game celebration!
1 can (10 ounces) chicken, packed in water, drained
1 can (15 ounces) diced tomatoes, drained
1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped
1 green onion, chopped
1/4 cup olive oil, divided
2 tablespoons balsamic vinaigrette
Pepper, to taste
2 garlic cloves, minced
4 regular slices crusty bread
1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
Basil leaves for garnish
Preparation Time: Approximately 10 minutes
Cook Time: Approximately 5 minutes
Preheat oven to 350°F.
In a medium bowl combine chicken, tomatoes, basil, green onion, 2 tablespoons olive oil, vinaigrette and pepper to taste. Allow flavors to blend for about 15 minutes.
Combine 2 tablespoons olive oil with garlic. Brush olive oil-garlic mixture on both sides of bread. On a baking sheet, toast bread in the oven, about 8 to 10 minutes, until lightly browned and crisp.
To serve, spread chicken mixture over toasted garlic bread. Top with feta cheese and basil leaves.
Nutrition Information Per Serving: Calories 220; Total fat 6g; Saturated fat 2.5g; Cholesterol 35mg; Sodium 820mg; Total carbohydrate 25g; Fiber 2g; Protein 18g; Vitamin A 10%DV*; Vitamin C 25% DV; Calcium 15%DV; Iron 10%DV; Folate 20%DV; Potassium 2%DV
Per serving, this dish provides from MyPyramid: About 1/2 cup Vegetable Group; 1 ounce Grain Group; 2 1/2 ounces Meat and Beans Group